About Colby College

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Colby College cost?

Colby College Cost of Attendance
In-state $50,960
Out-of-state $50,960
On-Campus Room and Board $13,100
Off-Campus Room and Board $5,240
Average Annual Cost $21,032
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

Colby College Financial Aid and Debt

87%

Students paying down their debt

$19,196

Typical Total Student Debt

$197

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 48% $39,919
Federal Grants 7% $6,823
Pell grants 7% $4,218
Other federal grants 7% $2,827
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 2% $1,500
Institutional grants or scholarships 42% $41,005
Student loan aid 20% $6,306
Federal student loans 19% $6,075
Other student loans 2% $12,639

Colby College Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

Over 500,000 high school students are earning no-essay college scholarships for their grades, activities, and other achievements.

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Attend a summer program 108 Up to $4,500
Do an extracurricular activity 234 Up to $1,000
Play a sport 127 Up to $600
Visit a college campus 241 Up to $6,000
Take a challenging class 262 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 178 Up to $750
Do community service 236 Up to $75
Have work experience 106 Up to $4,000
Take a foreign language class 141 Up to $3,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Colby College Admissions

What is Colby College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 19%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 61% of applicants
SAT Reading 630-725
SAT Math 640-745
SAT Writing 630-730
ACT Submissions 47% of applicants
Composite Score 30-33

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Colby College Campus Life

10:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

41

Forbes Ranking

84%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

89%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 2055
Living on campus
Transfer Students 1%
Under Age 25 100%
Gender Balance
Men
47%
Women
53%

Student Diversity

61%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
62.00%
Unknown
22.58%
Hispanic or Latino
6.33%
Asian
5.99%
Black or African American
2.77%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.24%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.10%

Colby College Graduation Success

93%

First Year Student Retention

84%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$52,300

Average Salary After Graduation

About Colby College

Educating committed leaders ready to make a profound impact on their world. Inspired learning, inspired lives.

Address

4000 Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Remote Town
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify